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US Congressional Caucus hosts briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka

US Congressional Caucus hosts briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka

The U.S. Congressional Caucus on Ethnic and Religious Freedom in Sri Lanka hosted a briefing on security sector reform in Sri Lanka.

The co-chairs of Read more…

MR-RW to meet shortly

MR-RW to meet shortly

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa is expected to meet UNP Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe in the Parliament House shortly to discuss the crisis.

Five MPs from each Read more…

Parliament adjourned till November 21st

Parliament adjourned till November 21st

Parliament was adjourned till November 21st after a tense situation arose in Parliament today.

Politician party leaders and Speaker Karu Jayasuriya met and decided to Read more…

Violence breaks out inside Parliament

Violence breaks out inside Parliament

A clash broke out in Parliament today between MPs from the Government and the opposition.

Parliamentarians from both sides clashed after Read more…

SL Rupee depreciates further against USD

SL Rupee depreciates further against USD

The Sri Lanka Rupee depreciated against the US Dollar today.

The Rupee fell to Rs. 178.10 against the USD at close of trading today.

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BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

BJP-led delegation arrives in Sri Lanka »

A six member BJP-led delegation arrived in Colombo on Tuesday. The delegation was led by Ravi Shankar Prasad, Deputy Leader of Opposition Read more…

Sri Lanka may amend provincial powers ahead of northern polls
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Sri Lanka may amend provincial powers ahead of northern polls »

Notwithstanding the objections from India and Tamil minority parties, the Sri Lankan government plans to go ahead with amending several Read more…

Jayalalithaa wants action on Sri Lanka
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Jayalalithaa wants action on Sri Lanka »

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa today urged the Indian government to take steps to prevent, what she termed as unprovoked, murderous Read more…

Pvt. Bus passengers get ‘smart card’ upgrade
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Pvt. Bus passengers get ‘smart card’ upgrade »

The country’s first pre-paid card system for private buses would be introduced from Thursday, the Lanka Private Bus Owners Association said today

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UK suspect arrested in abduction case
5 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

UK suspect arrested in abduction case »

Scotland Yard has arrested a 22-year-old man in London for his involvement in the kidnapping of a Sri Lankan born British couple Read more…

Sri Lanka backs Belarus at UNHRC »

Sri Lanka today backed Belarus when the Special UN Rapporteur on Belarus submitted a report against the country at the 23rd session of Read more…

Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Australian gaming tycoon Packer eyes $350 mln Sri Lanka deal »

Australian gambling tycoon James Packer is teaming up with a Sri Lankan partner for a $350 million investment in the country’s tourism Read more…

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Three LTTE members jailed over 1996 train bombing »

A Sri Lankan court Tuesday sentenced three LTTE members, including a woman, over a deadly train bombing in which 70 people were Read more…

Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Council Of Eelam Tamils Calls For A Boycott Of Tamil Leaders’ Conference In Delhi »

The International Council of Eelam Tamils is calling for a boycott of the Sri Lankan Tamil Leaders’ Conference in New Delhi scheduled Read more…

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka
4 Jun
2013
Written by TELO Media Team 1

Solheim has an eye on Sri Lanka »

Former Norwegian peace envoy to Sri Lanka Erik Solheim says he is still having a close eye on Sri Lanka despite the Read more…